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The Christian Life (General Articles)
The Christian Life And How it is to be Lived [PDF Format]
Christian Living 101 [PDF Format]

Faith

Promises for Believers - Arranged in different categories [PDF Format]
Believing God's Promises -Sunday School Lesson
The Believer's Declaration of Dependence [PDF Format]
Practicing His Presence - Does the fact of Christ's indwelling presence change my life? [PDF Format]
Continuing in the Faith Because of God's Great Keeping Power [PDF Format Only]

Positional Truth
The Believer's Standing and State [PDF Format]
What Does It Mean to be "IN CHRIST"? [PDF Format]
215 Things That are True of Me Now That I am Saved [PDF Format]
"Ye are complete in Him!" [PDF Format]
The Battle Hymn of the Believer

Identification with Christ
The Christian Life And How it is to be Lived [PDF Format]
Living by Faith (Galatians 2:20) Are you claiming these facts by faith?
The New Life--Talks with Christians on Practical Victory by Captain Reginald Wallis [PDF Format Only]

The Believer's Rule of Life What Part and Place Does the Law Have in Sanctification?

Discipleship
Discipleship [PDF Format]
A Comparison and Contrast Between Salvation and Discipleship [PDF Format]

The Preciousness of Christ and Devotion to Him
MARY and MARTHA LUKE 10:38-42
Self-Esteem Remedied by Occupation with Christ [PDF format only]  - Excellent study by Dr. W. J. Prost
My Lord and Saviour - He is Everything to Me
Warnings for the Heart - Devotion thoughts especially written for Seminary students or Bible School students, but helpful to any believing heart
How is Your Heart? - The Heart of the Matter is the Matter of the Heart

Obedience
God-Given Responsibilities and Duties - A comprehensive and inductive study of the Godward and manward duties and responsibilities found on the pages of the New Testament, arranged into 78 categories with a key verse and brief summary statement for each.
Obeying Christ's Commands -Sunday School Lesson
Trust and Obey by Pastor Carlton Helgerson [PDF Format] - Very helpful booklet (though we don't agree with his comment on the church and Matthew 16 on page 6)
Baptism and Communion
Submitting to His Lordship -Sunday School Lesson

Surrender
Saved By Grace Alone-A Biblical Analysis of Lordship Salvation - Showing that Lordship sanctification is essential but that Lordship salvation is unbiblical
Surrender to Christ
Iwo Jima - A Spiritual Analogy - Has the Living God Conquered the Territory of Your Heart?
Invictus by William Ernest Henley and My Captain by Dorothea Day [PDF format only] - Two contrasting poems, one showing the soul that refuses to be conquered; the other the soul that surrenders to Christ

Prayer
Devotional Thoughts on Prayer
New Testament Prayers [PDF Format Only] - Believers ought to pattern their prayers after these Biblical prayers
Praying to My Heavenly Father -Sunday School Lesson
None of these things move me...Or do they?  A practical study on how God deals with his children by answering prayer in an unexpected way.

Thanksgiving (see also below under "Observing Holidays")
Do You Live on "Grumble Corner" or "Thanksgiving Street"?  [PDF Format]

Devotional Thoughts
Warnings for the Heart - Devotion thoughts especially written for Seminary students or Bible School students, but helpful to any believing heart
None of these things move me...Or do they?  A practical study on how God deals with his children by answering prayer in an unexpected way.
Iwo Jima - A Spiritual Analogy - Has the Living God Conquered the Territory of Your Heart?
How is Your Heart? - The Heart of the Matter is the Matter of the Heart
A Solitary Way [PDF Format] - A classic tract on how Christ can satisfy the lonely heart

Practical Sanctification and Victory
What is the Believer's Rule of Life? What Part and Place Does the Law Have in Sanctification?
The Christian Life And How it is to be Lived [PDF Format]
God's Working And The Believer's Working - Seeing the balance
The Biblical Doctrine of Separation--Both Positional and Practical
Romans Chapters 6-8

The Believer's Two Natures - Important Truths for the Believing Heart (SS Lesson)
The New Life--Talks with Christians on Practical Victory by Captain Reginald Wallis [PDF Format Only]
The Battle Hymn of the Believer  [PDF Format]
Godly Living and Overcoming the Flesh - A Vital Message by Pastor James Delany [Audio File]
Manifesting God's Life - Precious instruction on how to live the Christian Life.

Christian Living 101  [PDF Format]
The Believer's Declaration of Dependence [PDF Format]
Self-Esteem Remedied by Occupation with Christ [PDF format only]  - Excellent study by Dr. W. J. Prost

Good Works
The Relationship Between Good Works and Salvation - a helpful chart
What did James teach about good works? - Did James contradict or complement Paul?

Stewardship
Being a Faithful Steward -Sunday School Lesson

Love
A True Example of Love As Exemplified by the Early Moravian Missionaries
What True Love is Not [PDF Format] -Sunday School Lesson

Rewards
The Difference Between Salvation and Rewards - a helpful chart [PDF Format]
Wrong Teaching on the Subject of Rewards


Law and Grace
What is the Believer's Rule of Life? What Part and Place Does the Law Have in Sanctification?
Law and Grace--A Bible Contrast, by Merrill F. Unger [PDF Format Only]

Legalism what it is and what it is not
Romans 7- the believer's relationship to the law
The Sixth Commandment--"Thou shalt not kill."  Does this command forbid all killing?

Guidance
How to Know God's Will by Muller and Tozer  [PDF Format]
Knowing God's Will  -Sunday School Lesson
Guidance from God's Word - 67 Tests that can be used by a believer to decide upon a course of action [PDF Format]

Growth
Bible Study
How To Enroll in a Correspondence Bible Study Course
Spiritual Life - How to Grow in the Lord and be a Healthy Believer
Growing in the Lord -Sunday School Lesson
What Can God’s Precious Word Do For Me? [PDF Format]
George Muller and the Scriptures- How important was the Bible to this godly man?
Meditating on the Scriptures by Charles Spurgeon - practical help from the "prince of preachers"
[PDF Format]
Mature and Immature Believers Contrasted

Spirituality, the Vital Ministry of the Spirit of God, and Confession of Sin
The Person and Work of the Holy Spirit
Spiritual Life - How to Grow in the Lord and be a Healthy Believer
Two Aspects of Forgiveness [PDF Format] --The Importance of Confession for the Restoration of Fellowship
"Be Filled With the Spirit"--A Vital Message For Every Believer [PDF Format]
Walking in the Spirit -Sunday School Lesson
Nothing Between My Soul and the Saviour -- The importance of 1 John 1:9 and what it means to confess our sins
The Believer's Two Natures - Important Truths for the Believing Heart (SS Lesson)
Contemplative Spirituality Contrasted With Biblical Christianity - A Helpful Chart

Worship
Praising the LORD [PDF format only]
Carelessness and Casualness in Worship
Reverence in the Local Assembly

Family Relationships
Christian Home & Family
The Family Altar
Personal Relationships

Church Relationships
Membership in the Local Assembly of Believers--Being A Healthy Believer
The Local Church
Enjoying the Family of God -Sunday School Lesson

Love of Country and Patriotism
When Our Nation is in Decline, What Can We Know For Sure?
The Story Behind the National Anthem - Francis Scott Key
The Hand of God in America's War for Independence
The Invasion of Iwo Jima - "Lest We Forget"
- a fitting Memorial Day reminder
Iwo Jima - A Spiritual Analogy - Has the Living God Conquered the Territory of Your Heart?

The Church and the State - SS Lesson
The Battle Hymn of the Believer  [PDF Format] - new words to a well known patriotic song
The Pledge of Allegiance (Flag Day) - including Red Skelton's amazing prophecy
The Believer's Declaration of Dependence [PDF Format]

Dealing with Sin
Nothing Between My Soul and the Saviour -- The importance of 1 John 1:9 and what it means to confess our sins
Overcoming Temptations -Sunday School Lesson
Overcoming Temptations and the Temptation of Eve [PDF Format]  -Sunday School Lesson
Minced Oaths - An important message for believers about euphemisms. [PDF Format]
What is Wrong with the Lottery? [PDF Format]

The Believer's Two Natures - Important Truths for the Believing Heart (SS Lesson)
John MacArthur's One Nature Position
Safe Sin??  -Newspaper message (USA Today)
Thirteen Bible Characters - A series of Sunday School lessons dealing with such sins as pride, idolatry, self-pity, sins of the flesh. rebellion and the problem of guilt
Two Aspects of Forgiveness [PDF Format] --The Importance of Confession for the Restoration of Fellowship


Godly Living and Overcoming the Flesh - A Vital Message by Pastor James Delany [Audio File]
The Unpardonable Sin (in the Context of Matthew Chapter 12)
Tempting God and Doubting God [PDF Format]
Worry [PDF Format]
Anger [PDF Format]

Homosexuality--What Does God Say?  [PDF Format]
Invictus by William Ernest Henley and My Captain by Dorothea Day [PDF format only] - Two contrasting poems, one showing the soul that refuses to be conquered; the other the soul that surrenders to Christ.  Illustrates the foolish pride of the self-sufficient person.

Idolatry
The Nations and Their Gods -Sunday School Lesson
The False God of Christmas [PDF Format]

Overcoming Problems and Enduring Trials
The Procedure for Conquering the Crisis (2 Chronicles 20:1-30) [PDF Format]
Problem Solving in Light of Who God Is  [PDF Format]
Comfort for Believers in Times of Trouble - Verses to Comfort You Today [PDF Format]
Sickness by J.C.Ryle - Helpful for saved and unsaved who are so afflicted
Cancer and the Christian Life [PDF Format] - A must read for every believer who has cancer

Never Give Up! - Biblical encouragement to persevere in spite of difficulties
Worry, Fear, Doubt, Anger, Pride - Five lessons dealing with these besetting problems and how to gain the victory through God's All-Sufficient Grace
One Reason Believers Struggle With Assurance of Salvation

Thirteen Bible Characters - A series of Sunday School lessons dealing with such problems as  pride, guilt, idolatry, self-pity, carnality. rebellion, phony profession, etc.
The Battle Hymn of the Believer

Dealing With Loneliness [PDF Format] Sunday School Lesson
A Solitary Way [PDF Format]
- A classic tract on how Christ can satisfy the lonely heart
Who Is the Overcomer in Revelation 2-3?
How is Your Heart? - The Heart of the Matter is the Matter of the Heart
*Problem! Problem? - Dealing with my problems in light of God and His Word

Self-Esteem Remedied by Occupation with Christ [PDF format only]  - Excellent study by Dr. W. J. Prost

Overcoming Worldliness
Spurgeon and Places of Entertainment - By C. H. Spurgeon [PDF Format]
Entertainment in the Local Church [PDF Format] - Helpful Articles by Tozer and Spurgeon
John MacArthur and Rock Music
Modesty - "Put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ." [PDF Format]
What is Wrong with the Lottery? [PDF Format]
If You Can't Beat Them, Join Them! (Constantine)   [PDF Format]  - Sunday School lesson based on Church History

Honoring the Lord with Appropriate Music
Worshipful, Reverent, God-centered and Biblically Based Music Which Is Appropriate for Those Who Have Been Purchased by Christ's Blood
Is Music Neutral?  - Illustrates that music carries a powerful message even without the words
Oh What Wonder!  Christmas hymn for congregational singing - Permission is granted for Bible believing local churches to use this song for congregational singing

Oh What Wonder!  Christmas Message in Solo Arrangement - Permission is granted for Bible believing local churches to use this solo arrangement in their worship service
Recommended website for solid Christ-centered music:  
http://www.untothechiefmusician.com/

Observing Holidays
Why We Celebrate Thanksgiving -- Those Remarkable Pilgrims
Thanksgiving Street [PDF Format]
Thankgiving--The Pilgrims, "One Small Candle"
Thanksgiving--The Remarkable Story of John Howland, Mayflower Passenger

The False God of Christmas [PDF Format]
"Happy Holiday"--What Ever Happened to Christmas?
The Message of the Candy Cane
The Wonder of the Incarnation

Another Year Has Passed - Brief Devotional Thought for the New Year
The Believer's Declaration of Dependence [PDF Format] -4th of July Devotional Thought

Living a Separated Life
Studies on Biblical Separation
Sanctification--What Does the Bible Teach, Part 1
Sanctification--What Does the Bible Teach, Part 2
Godly Living and Overcoming the Flesh - A Vital Message by Pastor James Delany [Audio File]

General Principles for Christian Living
The Christian Life And How it is to be Lived [PDF Format]
The New Life--Talks with Christians on Practical Victory by Captain Reginald Wallis [PDF Format Only]
God-Given Responsibilities and Duties - A comprehensive and inductive study of the Godward and manward duties and responsibilities found on the pages of the New Testament, arranged into 78 categories with a key verse and brief summary statement for each.
Christian Living 101 [PDF Format]
Proverbs - Choosing the Way of Wisdom

Warnings for the Heart - Devotion thoughts especially written for Seminary students or Bible School students, but helpful to any believing heart
Adorning the Doctrine of God our Saviour (Titus 2)

How is Your Heart? - The Heart of the Matter is the Matter of the Heart
Godly Living and Overcoming the Flesh - A Vital Message by Pastor James Delany [Audio File]
Manifesting God's Life - Precious instruction on how to live the Christian Life.
 

Sharing our Faith
Missions & Evangelism
Personal Evangelism - Witnessing by Life and by Lip. Good for adults and teens.  13 Helpful Lessons in worksheet form.
Personal Evangelism - 20 Passages from the N.T. Epistles [PDF Format]
The Example of the Early Moravian Missionaries
Confessing My Lord -Sunday School Lesson


Home Page - Sunday School & Bible Studies - Help for the Seeking Heart
Salvation - Missions & Evangelism - Bible Study - Christian Life - Prophecy - Doctrinal Studies
Christian Home & Family - Dispensationalism - Problems with Reformed Theology
The Local Church
- Studies on Biblical Separation - Order Literature
Spanish Studies